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PBS
Nov 10, 2009 12:35pm EST
of the world is, the united states and through president obama to announce our intentions and our way forward. but they have a deep understanding of why this is important for nato, why this is important for the larger international community. and i think that given the right measures of accountability that we need to be seeking from president karzai and his government, we're going to see a commitment not just from germany but from many of our nato allies. >> rose: might they make up whatever the gap is between what general mcchrystal is seeking and what the united states is prepared to provide in terms of troops? >> well, i think we have to wait for the president's announcement. but we will be, as we have been, consulting very deeply our allies and talking about what we want to see from them in order to have this integrated military and civilian strategy. because, remember it's not just about troops on the ground, it's about making sure that the people of afghanistan see the results of this effort. that they have more faith in their own government as of... as an entity that can deliver for th
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
chief for "alternate." will also talk with a guest about the united states effort to resolve longstanding difference between israelis and palestinians. also note tim brown of the 9/11 network coalition. he will be here to talk was about the december 5 rally in new york against bernanke 9/11 suspects to a federal courthouse in lower manhattan. . . american icons, continues tonight at 8:00 p.m., with the history, art and architecture of the most symbolic structures, tonight at 8:00 p.m. on c-span and get your own copy of american icons, a three-disk set, $24.95. order on-line at c-span.org/store. now a look back at cuban missile crisis, with kennedy advisors ted sornson and carol kasem. from the kennedy library in boston, this is an hour and 15 minutes. this war policy was done in secret and steps were taken to deceive us by every means they could. they were planning in november to open to the world the fact that they had these missiles so close to the united states, not that they are with intending to fire them, because if they were going to get into a niewg clear struggle, th
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 12:35pm EST
of the international community but fully engage with the international community and the united states is the one who can do the heavy lifting. there is no question about that. >> rose: and john harris of politiceau.com gives us a one-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provid
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
years between iran and the united states in geneva last month. he is now involved in the draft agreement between iran, the united states, russia and france to process iran's uranium stockpiles outside the country. there are reports today that progress on the deal is being held up by iran's ongoing internal political crisis. this week dr. elbaradei called the current mont a unique and fleeting opportunity to reverse course from confrontation to cooperation with iran. we want to talk about all of that and i am very pleased to have him back at this table. welcome. >> charlie, it is great to be here again. >> rose: all right. let me just start. tell me where you think the moment is. >> well, the moment is a historic critical moment, charlie, that this is for the first time i see a genuine desire by the president of the united states and by the iranian leadership to engage in a genuine dialogue. it's after 50 years of animosity, of distrust. and that's why we have this difficulty today. the it is a symbolic gesture but it could be the first step in a broad dialogue that eventually could integ
WETA
Nov 13, 2009 5:30pm EST
in dealing with the united states. prime minist yukio hatoyoma s kept that prise, making i clearhat japan will no lo ar how itself t be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especily on the issuef american milary bases. has gtten wasngton's tention, and itsrespect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming, ce again. in night's "lead focus" the presidensanalysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in tokyo, t first stop on a four-nation tour that include siapore, china, south korea. shortly after hi arrival, esident obama met with e japanese primminister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on thetable, o afghanistan, north korea and global warming. in theiralks obama d the prime minister addressed bigges sore spot in u.s./japan relations the pressness of an air base in okinawa. ny are demanding the base be closed with protests taking place before the presidens arrival. both countriewould meet to address japan's concern about the base. >> our goal remains the same, and that's torovide for the defee of ja. with minimal intsion on the lives the people w share the pa. >
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 1:00am EST
missions to the united states in 1926, he committed an act of violence, and attempted murder in los angeles and was incarcerated in san quentin prison. this becomes a very crucial question as to the veracity of his famous book, "our of the night," in 1941, when eventually appears. immediately it had the following effect on him: krebbs became one of the editors and contributors to the san quentin prisoners magazine. he took lots of extension courses in writing from the university of california and at that point he determined to become a writer. he got all of san quentin in 1929, was deported, went back to europe and got caught up again and communist activities. according to him, he was thrown into jail by the nazis from which he escaped by the following routt: he converted to nazism, the nazis let him out so he could go out and be as it were a double agent for his former communist allies. they, however, didn't think there was anything phony about his -- about his conversion. and under these circumstances, he said he chased by the secret police, both of russia and of germany. he took off wi
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 10:00am EST
will also talk about the growth of islamic radicalism within the united states. all those topics and your calls, starting tomorrow at 7:00. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] . >> here is what is ahead. next, a look at the history of the atomic bomb. then a panel discussion on global security after the fall of the berlin wall. later, a review of the 2008 elections. saturday, a look back at the cuban missile crisis with former kennedy advisers ted sorensen and karaoke secret have war threats been over hyped in the post cold-war world? a university of virginia panel on how the political process has been affected by the internet. and facebook founder chris hughes on how social networking is changing the political process. this holiday weekend on c-span. >> on this vote, the yeahs are 60, the nays are 39. the motion is agreed to. >> with that vote, the senate moves the health care bill to the floor. starting monday and through december, follow the entire debate, and how the bill would affect access to medical care,
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 12:00pm EST
is it when a united states citizen is declared disabled they have to wait time before they can get medicaid or medicare? host: 8 collar like that, better worse off? -- a caller like that. . guest: there are obviously community health clinics and other medical facilities that provide medical care cheaply or, in the cases of need, for free. i'm not minimizing the collar's husband's typical. i am sure -- caller's husband's difficulty. but there is health care available in the country for people who cannot afford to pay. ad. caller: good morning, michigan. host: michigan. i'm sorry. caller: i just wanted to say the last time i checked, unemployment was 19.5%, and my husband, who just had his 29th anniversary at the company he worked at has been laid off and is losing his mind. i would be crying if i thought it would do any good, but it will not. he is doing everything he can to find a job. as soon as he sees something in the newspaper, he goes there. he is so talented, he can fix anything, but he is 65 years old, too, and that is a problem. a few weeks ago, senator lugar? he was on "newsmakers"
WHUT
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one which deals with the corps policy challenges for the future. namely, what temperature increase are we prepared to sustain in the future? what targets do we need from the major developed economies around the world? what commitment to action do we needrom the major emerging economies like china and india? how do we found this agreement? what kind of climate change process to put in place? if we can land and an outcome of those areas, we will have made a large step forward. and then translating that into legalese will take longer. >> talking about a long by the agreement is not possible? >> will we are talking about is what i would describe as an operational framework agreement. what president obama said the other day, one which would take immediate effect. there's a separation between what is said in a policy agreement, and the difficulty and complexity of translating that into a 4000 page binding legal document. you cannot get to the
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 8:00pm EST
of the united states, peace can become a reality. [applause] we can surprise a skeptical world. achieving peace is a great challenge facing israel. at the un in september, i spoke of another great challenge. preventing iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability. the iranian regime tyrannizes its people, sponsors and supplies terrorists and openly pledges to wipe israel off the map. just imagine how much more dangerous this regime would be it had atomic bombs. the responsible members of the international community must unite to prevent this grave threat to the pace of the entire world. i support president obama's continued efforts towards these ends. i appreciate the firm position taken by the leading european governments. we must not succumb to the iranian regime's cutting into its to see. we must stand together to stop tehran from realizing its nuclear ambitions. in addition to achieving peace, and to preventing a nuclear iran, there is a third momentous challenge before us. reducing the world's dependence on oil. this would help cleanse our world after more than a century of industrial
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 1:00am EST
that there are 200 million jews and the world and israel is half the size of europe. it is not. the united states and canada are roughly 400 times each the size of israel. the arab world is 500 times the size of israel. egypt alone is roughly the 40 times the size of israel. and even a small country like jordan, our neighbor to the east, is almost four times as big. israel is bigger than rhode island. [laughter] that is about it. [laughter] now, mind you, small countries are not necessarily insecure. belgium and luxembourg are small, but today they are not insecure. if their neighbors included radical regimes bent on their conquest, bent on their destruction, it they fell the -- if they feel that terror proxy's that fire thousands of missiles on their population, believe me, they too would feel insecure. anybody would. because of our small size and the radical and violent neighborhood in which we live, israel faces security threats like that of no other nation. here are two facts from recent days alone that will drive this point home. a few days ago, the israeli navy it predicted that the ship ca
WHUT
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
into office on a promise of change. including asserting greater independence in dealing with the united states. prime minister yukio hatoyoma has kept that promise, making it clear that japan will no longer allow itself to be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especially on the issue of american military bases. he has gotten washington's attention, and its respect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming once again. in tonight's "lead focus" the president's analysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in japan friday afternoon, tokyo time, the first stop on a four-nation tour that will include singapore, china and south korea. shortly after his arrival, president obama met with the japanese prime minister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on the table, afghanistan, north korea and global warming. in their talks, obama and the prime minister addressed biggest sore spot in u.s./japan relations -- the presence of an air base on okinawa. many japanese are demanding that the base be closed, with protests takin place prior to obama's visit. after today's talks the two lea
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 12:00pm EST
be a good idea to admit the deposed and ailing shah of iran, to the united states for medical treatment. well, two weeks later we found ourselves in the embassy behind a steel door on the second floor of the old chancellor ri, the dearly-beloved henderson high that some of you may remember. and on the other side banging on the, banging on the door were this group of unhappy, unhappy iranians. well, it befell to me to -- having made one of probably the worst decisions of my foreign service career -- to go out from that door, to go out from behind the door and attempt, and i use this word with some trepidation, to negotiate with this, with this crowd to see if there was something we could do. maybe we could get them out or at least delay them because what was very clear to us already was that there was, we were on our own. that if anything was going to be done, we had to do it. we had made calls to the iranian government at the time or at least what passed for the iranian government, something called the provisional government of iran. and it was very clear from that contact that there wa
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 6:00am EST
. in each administration that you work worked, the united states had a difficult time coming up with what phillip zelikow calls a new master script for american fortune policy. if you look at the events, the collapse of the wall and attacks of 9/11, the government did a pretty decent job in the kind of tactical response and cleanup to the immediate after mamath in b situations in terms of unification of germany and germany within nato and after 9/11 in terms of the invasion of afghanistan. where things started to get maybe shaky was in the longer-term plan. in terms of the bush administration 34 did have a doctrine after, a while afternoon 9/11 by the fall of 2002 that seemed to guide things and seemed to be problematic. walter slocombe has discussed how the one strategy the clinton administration did have that was kind of long term led to poor results. eric adelman has made the case that the d.g.p. was a success and guided the administration but as hesitanted at by the questions this morning perhaps part of that focus of that document blinded us to the rise of radical islam and terrorism
HLN
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
are destroying the economy of the united states. this election is going to be interesting to see just tell the public is feeling. host: which races are you watching? caller: it is a foregone conclusion that virginia and creigh deeds ran a terrible campaign. the new york 23rd is traditionally a republican district. it will almost certainly go republican. a democrat has not won since 1850. corzine is a wall streeter. host: you would not bit surprised if corzine loses? the president has been there five times to campaign for him? the >> people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. -- caller: people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. they're not happy with corzine's leadership. host: let's hear from a voter voting in today's new york city mayor's race. who are you going to vote for? caller: thompson. chost: why is that? caller: mayor bloomberg is for the rich. when i went downtown, all the buildings were nothing but luxury buildings. people are getting a rent increase every single year. in one of his commercials, he said that crime is down in new york city. he did not m
FOX News
Nov 2, 2009 10:00pm EST
. another one of the controversies here is the aid with the united states. we have an enormous coal. forget the humanitarian reasons. a stable government -- we have an enormous goal. there is the homegrown terrorism that gets sent over to the united states, but they do not like it when we give them aid, and we say there are strings attached to it. >> we had a lot of discussion about that, because this became a very big issue. pakistan, and i do not think most of us in america really understood what is the beef? we are trying to demonstrate a long-term commitment to the development of pakistan, to your energy sector, to your infrastructure, the kinds of things that will provide a greater level of stability for the people of pakistan because their incomes will be rising, in their futures will look better. in the three days that i have been here, we could have raised some things differently. we could have been a little more sensitive to how we are perceived. i have been very clear. "look, if you guys do not want the aid, you do not have to take it. i think is important that we have this relati
WETA
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
b police after he shooting at fort hood, the argest milary installation in the united states. he is now conscious. he's been speaki to medical staff. let's get moredetailson this bbc's correondent richard watson isith me in thetudio. richard what ae you hearin >> it's a very instant pie that's going t appear in the "new york times" tomorrow our time. and sily what it suggestion is that intelligee agencies in e united states were mitoring communications of me kind between nidal mal ssan and a radicalleric who ud to be based near washington, d.c.ut who fled the countryn effectn about, well, after 9/11 attacks. now, if true this sheds some light on what's being said oer the past 12 hrs, wich is th some intelligenc agencies in th united states were aware of some attempts byidal malik hassan to contact qud leads. theleric in question is anwar al lachy. he was cented near washington, d.c. it's significanfor this reason he's already admitted in the 9/11ommission inquiry to knowing one o the 9/11 jackers. and th f.b.i. believes he knew anoth two hijacks. so that makes him a person of ext
WHUT
Nov 9, 2009 6:30pm EST
privilege to be here on behalf of president obama and the united states of america. >> and the u.s. was represented by secretary of state hillary clinton who after her own speech introduced a video message. >> let me introduce a message from president barack obama. >> today there are still those who live within the walls of tyranny, human beings who are denied the very human rights that we celebrate today. and that is why this day is for them as much as it is for us. it is for those who believe even in the face of cynicism and doubt and oppression, that walls can truly come down. >> the german chancellor angela merkel gave personal memories from 20 years ago. as a german she crossed the border in 1989. >> for me it was one of the most joyful days of my life. and ladies and gentlemen, it was a pivotal time of change. that's something that we know today, that brought closer together germany, europe, and indeed the whole world. [cheers] >> then alona stretch where the walls had once stood, a line of dominoes symbolized how that barrier had crumbled. former solidarity leader lech wal
WHUT
Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
of the united states military who americans looked to. >> we need not look forth past for greatness, because it is before our very eyes. >> he said it was a trying time, a time of war but not one where the military's victory would be marked by a simple ceremony. >> in a world of threats that know no borders, their legacy will be marked in the security and opportunity that's extended abroad. >> he said it was hard to comp end this twisted logic that led to this tragedy. >> nothing justifies these acts no just and loving god looks upon them with favor. for what he has done, we know that the killer will be met with justice in this world and the next. >> the man accused. major ma leak hassan is out of a coma but refusing to comment. >> here at f.b.i. heauarts in washington they are defending themselves against the charge they should have raised the alarm before about major hassan, he had been in touch with one who advocates terrorism. but the f.b.i. says the emails between the two men were benine either about the major's psychiatric research or asking for advice or social. >> it's something that
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
full circle to what we're doing here today in this important g-8 in the capital of the united states. i feel that a failure to articulate a meaningful, a global jewish identity is the biggest threat currently facing the jewish people. [applause] i want to see our people united, joined by global destiny and mission. a small people, but one that is influential and critical to civilization. we are all here today because ugc, the jewish federations of north america, had created a remarkable network with another organization where we can have communications about identity globally and envision tomorrow and create a stronger jewish future. when we do we can deal with the gall stones -- lies and forgeries. i think in this city they are fond of the expression "yes, we can," but this will take board. do not let this be simply a place for schmooze and catch up with friends and colleagues. we have a larger agenda to address. we must be a think tank to create a vision of jewish people for this century. we're here to create a division. who could have imagined that the jew would one day run at one of
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
. bangladesh is a country of 1 sixty million people, half that of the united states. a three foot rise in sea level would put a good part of the become dulled the beneath the sea. that produces half of the rice for vietnam. a country of eighty million people and the country that is the world's second rising rice exporter after thailand. others will be affected in varying degrees by rising sea level. imagine ice melting in the far north atlantic will shrink the rice harvest of asia. but this is not the most serious threat. that is coming from melting mountain glaciers. the glacier monitoring institute in switzerland has now reported the eighteenth consecutive year of shrinking mountain glaciers around the world. they monitor glaciers in the andes and the rocky mountains, the alps, the himalayas, the tibetan plateau and they're reporting glaciers are melting everywhere. it is the ice melts from the glaciers in the himalayas and on the tibetan plateau that sustains the major rivers of asia during the dry season. it is that i smelled that sustains the rivers that also sustains the irrigation syst
HLN
Nov 10, 2009 6:00am EST
that is why the united states is giving opinions to pakistan when pakistan -- billions of dollars a year to pakistan when pakistan is supporting the taliban. @@@@@ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ they all appear as the problem or the enemy and who has to be seated and so on. it seems how you divide your interests and strategy would depend on how those are separable adversaries. or whether they are all mart. -- march. -- merged and you all know more about this than i do. >> the afghan taliban is headquartered in pakistan. the pakistani taliban is also headquartered in pakistan. they are all headquartered in pakistan. also headquartered in pakistan, and so is al qaeda. there is local level commanders in afghanistan to pay off or bribed or coerced or lay down his arms. but in my view, since 9/11, they're much closer today than on 9/11. i don't think there is a henry kissinger-like willingness to do negotiations on bin laden. they see themselves as part of the global jihad. i think that these groups are closer together today than they were in the past. that is part of the problem. the idea
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
stronger and more capable of action and turn it into a strong partner for united states. we can build a strong partnership on this basis. first with russia, china and india. for ladies and gentlemen, the world we live in today is both freer and more integrated than ever before. the fall of the berlin wall, the technological revolution and information and communication technology and the rise of china, india and other countries and dynamic economies, all of this has changed the world of the 21st century into something completely different from what we knew in the 20th century, and this is a good thing, for freedom is the very essence of our economy and our society. . man ca e he's free. but what is also clear is that freedom does not stand alone. it is freedom in responsibility and freedom to show and shoulder responsibility. for this the world needs an underlying order. but the near collapse. but the near collapse. financial market has shown when is none, when there is no underpinning order. there is -- if there is one lesson the world has learned from the financial crisis of last yea
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 10:00am EST
that it does, sir. >> the chief of staff for the united states army says so. >> our orders are to hold his breath. -- is to hold this bridge. if we let the germans take it, we will lose our football. >> if you're up it wants to stay that is one thing. >> i cannot leave until reinforcements come. >> you have three minutes to gather your gear. >> what about them? there's barely enough -- >> two of our guys already died trying to find you. >> server. >> that's right. >> what were their names? >> wade and copazzo. >> it doesn't make any sense. >> one man screamed at me. i gave him my canteen and in one drink, he drained dry. as the prisoners chimeras, they were pulled back by the others because they did not trust us. this man that i gave my canteen to, several minutes later, cracked his stomach and doubled up and began to retch and all that came out were trickles of water. he had nothing in him to come out. at that point, i heard several of them say in whatever language they were speaking but i recognize the word poison. i am sure they thought i had poisoned of them. i kept saying -- i don't t
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2009 6:30pm EST
earlier today with regards to iran's human rights violations. the united states welcomes the resolution passed today by the united nations calling upon the government of iran to comply. the resolution expresses deep concerns of the iranian authorities to peaceful demonstrations in the wake of the election. we call on iran to abolish any executions including stoning carried out without due process of law. the resolution calls on them to cooperate fully with and admit entry to the un members. the special group on the green peppers and promotion and protection, the group on human rights defenders, portrayed the invention, and forced or involuntary disappearance. i will issue the full statement after the briefing. this is the largest vote margin on such a resolution on iran in the un ever. over 60% of members voted in support. with that, i will happily take your questions. >> the statement said they took stock of recent events. was there no discussion about the way ahead at this meeting? >> i think the political records wanted to take a look at their responses, or lack thereof, to a number
WHUT
Nov 30, 2009 6:30pm EST
states at the end. but this would only be possible if the united nations were able to get to the end. >> been at camp david, five months later, tony blair insisted that the roots to military action should be through the united nations. >> the prime minister laid out the case for a couple hours. he also, at this point, said it might be necessary to have two interventions. >> time and again, mr. blair came back to the same point. >> the prime minister said going through the united nations was absolutely essential. >> so how was that -- how was it when support from the united nations can do nothing that mr blair took the country to war? >> he thought it w the right thing to do. he thought that there were no alternatives. he meant to deal with the disarmament issue. >> so mr blair went the military to investigate options for an invasion nine months before it happened. then, in the aftermath of saddam hussein's downfall, a group in at the white house expected to be like germany and japan at the end of world war ii. sir david left the inquiry having set up the case for tony blair's defense
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
. the united states will host the apec summit in hawaii. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois. two obama administration officials tell cnn federal officials will visit the thompson correctional center tomorrow, it's about 150 miles west of chicago. illinois governor pat quinn described the prison as state of the art and virtually empty. the obama administration promised to close guantanamo by january 22nd, but it's having trouble meeting that deadline. >> we now know, after many months in office, that there aren't nations out there who are going to take these 200 or so detainees left if guantanamo so the idea of relocating these prisoners in the united states is a reality that the obama administration is confronting. >> a republican lawmaker from chicago is already saying that would invite terrorist attacks on illinois. an obama administration official says the prison would be even more secure than the nation's only supermax prison. >>> police in north carolina have charged the mother of a missing 5-year-old girl with human trafficking. anto
CNN
Nov 22, 2009 8:00pm EST
as a long-term strategic partner of the united states. the sacrifice is well worth it. what we're trying to do is build capacity and capability for not only the iraqi force, the police, the iraqi army but also stand up the rule of law. >> reporter: the rules got even tougher this year. a security agreement with the government of iraq now requires an arrest warrant signed by an iraqi judge to detain someone. michael waddington represents joseph mayo, one of the three sergeants who shot a detainee. would you be surprised if other soldiers have done the same thing that these three soldiers did when they pulled the trigger. >> no, that wouldn't surprise me at all. soldiers will do what they have to do to stay alive following the law but if the law and rules don't protect them and soldiers will have to do to make sure they come back alive and their buddies come back alive. >> reporter: but do the frustration over these new standards of evidence lead to murder? did your husband reach his breaking point? >> there's never an excuse to execute anyone. they become judge, jury and executioner. tool
CNN
Nov 22, 2009 11:00pm EST
at iraq, we look at iraq as a long-term strategic partner of the united states. the sacrifice is well worth it. what we're trying to do is build capacity and capability for not only the iraqi forces, the police, the iraqi army, but also stand up the rule of law. >> reporter: the rules got even tougher this year. a security agreement with the government of iraq now requires an arrest warrant signed by an iraqi judge to detain someone. michael waddington represents joseph mayo, one of the three sergeants who shot a detainee. would you be surprised if other soldiers have done the same things that these three soldiers did when they pulled the trigger? >> no, that wouldn't surprise me at all. soldiers will do what they have to do to stay alive following the law. but if the law and the rules don't protect them, then soldiers will do what they have to do to make sure they come back alive and their buddies come back alive. >> reporter: but do the frustration over these new standards of evidence lead to murder? did your husband reach his breaking point? >> there's never an excuse to execute an
CNN
Nov 26, 2009 2:00pm EST
veterans in the united states as captured by the talented and dedicated photo journalists of cnn. i'm tom foreman where we start up in massachusetts where a veteran went on board a great ship in 1941, just as world war ii was getting started. photo journalist bob crowley takes us aboard too. >> it's so important to have ships like this, so people will know what our history was, why we went to war, the sacrifice we made and lives that were lost, we're very fortunate to have somebody like harman with us because he's living his dream. >> it's not as easy as it use to be. i'm 87. when i came on board may 12, 1942, the day they put it in commission. and i got off the ship september 12, 1946. the day it went out of commission. i still maintain the five-inch guns a week and use them to fire for several reasons. so we take it here, then you shoot. when i first got into the navy, i had only been out of school for six months, it was my first time away from home. but i soon got used to it. to get to my battle station for the last two years, this was my general direction. i used to stay behind this c
WETA
Nov 24, 2009 5:30pm EST
cabet, will the united states suort stil the new government. >> well, there are warlos and there arewarlords. there are people w are called that who fought against al eda and the talib and their alli. and there are people who had very serious beaches of human rights and mistrement of people during war, which is always difficulto, you know, lo back on and figure ouhow to judge. >> reporter: a decisn to send 34,0 additional troopsto afghanistan would bepposed by many demrats in congress. secretary of state clinton secretary of defense robert gates, chaman ofthe joint chiefs mik mullen and general mcchrystal are expecte to visit capitohill in an effort to sell thelan. >>> for moren the plan we're joined by juan caos zarate, at the cnter for strategic and international studies in washington. he alsoerved as depu national securit adviser for mbating terrorism during the bush admintration. welcome back. >> thanks, marn. >> reports suggest tat president obama will sd an ditional 30,000 troops to afghanistan. homight these aed forces change the waythe u.s. and nato are conductg
CNN
Nov 30, 2009 4:00pm EST
service and the united states attorney in that area. >> just a follow-up on april's questi question. >> her question was a follow-up. >> a triple follow on, the social office knows the list -- >> sheryl -- >> they would have overheard the couple announce themselves and it wouldn't have required a phone call. it wouldn't have -- they would have flagged it right away. would it not -- >> if the couple wouldn't have come it wouldn't have required a phone call. >> that's true, too. >> i understand, and -- and generally when people have questions, sheryl when you have a question, april, when you have a question, i don't have to be there in person to answer your question despite the fact that you may announce your question. generally you can pick up the telephone and reach me right there in my office. >> the press secretary robert gibbs getting pounded with some serious questions there. let's bring in our senior white house correspondent ed henry once again. ed, you had your own questions for the press secretary. were they answered? >> reporter: well, not exactly. i mean, what you heard ro
CNBC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
, with softer economic growth in the united states compared to elsewhere on the sidelines, you probably do continue that trend. ultimately, i like diversification when things are driven differently. right now, we're not getting that. chris and beth ann, thank you so much. >> but at 666 on the s&p -- >> it was -- >> -- calling another big down leg. >> the economists for the year -- >> they're not stock market. >> but they had the growth numbers that are out there. >> i don't think they do, either. if you look at the growth estimates of gdp for the next six months, it has nothing to do with stock prices for the nkts six months. >> but wait a second. if i tell you six months from now, and let's say that you agreed with my forecast, that growth is going to be minus 6%, would that not affect your willingness to buy stocks six months out? >> yes, it would. but psychologically -- >> and i'm telling you that six months ago, the forecast was for plus 3% for the second half of the year and that was something that -- >> why did they turn bearish up 20%? >> who turned bearish? >> all they economists,
CNN
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
they wear could cost americans jobs. nba jerseys could soon be made outside the united states for the first time ever. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> well, i want you to set your tv sets, because we know exactly when president obama is going to announce his strategy decision for afghanistan, and there's only one remaining question. how many more u.s. troops are going to go to war? well, this guessing game is under way, but we do have a few things that we do know. there are 68,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan right now, and a defense official who is in the know says the pentagon expects orders to send another 34,000 troops which actually means more than 102,000 american troops could be fighting this war. now whether or not this equation is accurate, well, that's going to be revealed in the next couple of days by the president, but i want to go straight to our cnn white house correspondent dan lothian. obviously, dan, this is a decision that h
PBS
Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
. the united states and its allies came to afghanistan after september 11. afghanistan was troubled before that too. so they're here to fight the terrorism. so that's -- we share that, and of course we need to build afghanistan and need to be able to defend themselves and to stand on its own feet and to do good for its people. that is an afghan responsibility trilaterally to get to where we want to be in terms of a better government, a better society. a plan that delivers the services to the afghan people. >> margaret: your foreign minister issued a statement saying that they considered the statements from some of these to be interference and lack of respect for afghan sovereignty. do you see it that way? >> well, we must all be very careful while we are partners with one another while we work together, while we are travelling this journey together. but our partnership and our advice is a friendly one and with good intentions and not one that can be interpreted any other way. >> margaret: and did you feel that president obama and gordon brown and kai eide crossed the line? >> well, i've he
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2009 6:00am EST
member who has chosen to put on the uniform of the united states army. >> nothing like it. >> and you have a long history of expressing gratitude to soldiers that is not based on some kind of pr puff thing. >> on the morning show on hln, "morning express with robin meade" every day we salute somebody. >> who is she? >> exactly. every morning we do a salute to the troops, it's once an hour. and generally it can be somebody who is in the military. but you know who it generally is? it's family members who are generally missing their loved one, they might be deployed overseas, or at another base where they can't be. >> i cannot tell you how much i miss my son. he had to leave his baby daughter, two weeks old to go and serve his country. >> he is the best husband, the best father. i tell him sometime i wish he was my dad. >> i love my husband so much. because he's able to put smiles on my children's faces. >> he is such an amazing husband and father, our 9-month-old daughter, kiley, misses her father so much. please be careful and come home safe. we love you so much. >> it touches my heart
HLN
Nov 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
to change that as the way we look at energy in the country. in the united states of america. and this beautiful place that we call home. now, as we talk about the tax incentives necessary for homeowners and businesses to be able to invest in their homes, i think mr. inslee is right on track there. as we talk about what we can do in looking at being smarter about the way that we look at policy. adopting better ways of doing things. encouraging people to invest in their homes in way that's going to save them money in the long run, that's going to add value to their home in the long run is brilliant. i hope we have something like that in the new jobs bill. mr. tonko, you were talking about how you were able to work with schools in your community with cornell, with institutions , elite institutions, universities to work with the local public schools to create more efficiency so they could put more money back into their pockets. how the more competitive cost structure with products as well. when we invest in our schools, we create living classrooms. we create classrooms where we
WETA
Nov 30, 2009 5:30pm EST
to the contrary. demjanjuk was deported from the united states in maynd is chged with being an accessory to the murder o almost 28,000 jews at a nazi death cam in poland. the trial, as you n imane, is major story in germany and drew survors of the holaust who are coinced of demjanjuk's ilt, as we hear in this repo from our german partner deutsche welle. >> reporter: the past still haunts him. he spent 11months at auswitz. his parents and s brother were killed in the death campn sobibor. heas traveledto munich from his home in the netherlands. he's among 30 who will b attending the trl. ere's no doubt in his mind that john demjanjuk is guilty, and he wants to see him convicted. >> translator: i makes no dierence whether he's 9 years old 90. he did it. was there. i can' say whether he mdered my parents, but he was involved in their killing. >> reporter: demjanjuk has consistently dend ever being at sobibor. one of the toughest challenge cing prosecor will be to answer the question surrounding the identity of the 89-year-old. questionthat may never be answed. in 1988,he wasentenced to deat
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